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  1. risedronaterisedronate
    risedronateGeneric Name: risedronate (rih SED ro nayt)Brand Names: ActonelWhat is risedronate?Risedronate is in a group of medicines called bisphosphonates (bis FOS fo nayts). It alters the cycle of bone formation and breakdown in the body. Risedronate slows bone loss while increasing bone mass, which may prevent bone fractures.Risedronate is used to treat or prevent osteoporosis in ...
  2. RisedronateRisedronate
    RisedronateBrand names: ActonelWhy is Risedronate prescribed?Actonel helps to slow the loss of calcium from bones. It belongs to a family of drugs known as bisphosphonates. It is prescribed for postmenopausal women, both to prevent osteoporosis and to strengthen the bones once the disease has begun. Actonel is also used to prevent or treat osteoporosis resulting from therapy wi...
  3. risedronaterisedronate
    risedronate (Oral route)ris-e-DROE-nateCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.ActonelAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletTherapeutic Class: Calcium RegulatorChemical Class: BisphosphonateUses For risedronateRisedronate is used to prevent and treat osteoporosis (thinning of the bone) in women after menopause. risedronate may also be used to increase bone mass in men who have os...
  4. Risedronate TabletsRisedronate Tablets
    RisedronateGeneric Name: Risedronate (RIS-e-DROE-nate)Brand Name: ActonelRisedronate are used for:Treating and preventing osteoporosis (weak bones) in certain patients. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Risedronate are a bisphosphonate. It works by slowing bone loss.Do NOT use Risedronate if:you are allergic to any ingredient in Risedrona...
  5. Risedronate TabletsRisedronate Tablets
    RisedronateGeneric Name: Risedronate (RIS-e-DROE-nate)Brand Name: ActonelRisedronate are used for:Treating and preventing osteoporosis (weak bones) in certain patients. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Risedronate are a bisphosphonate. It works by slowing bone loss.Do NOT use Risedronate if:you are allergic to any ingredient in Risedrona...
  6. Risedronate TabletsRisedronate Tablets
    RisedronateGeneric Name: Risedronate (RIS-e-DROE-nate)Brand Name: ActonelRisedronate are used for:Treating and preventing osteoporosis (weak bones) in certain patients. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Risedronate are a bisphosphonate. It works by slowing bone loss.Do NOT use Risedronate if:you are allergic to any ingredient in Risedrona...
  7. RisedronateRisedronate
    Risedronate Generic Name: Risedronate Tablets with Calcium (RIS-e-DROE-nate/KAL-see-um)Brand Name: Actonel with CalciumRisedronate is used for:Treating and preventing osteoporosis in women who are past menopause. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Risedronate is a bisphosphonate and mineral combination. The bisphosphonate works by slowing bone...
  8. Risedronate TabletsRisedronate Tablets
    RisedronateGeneric Name: Risedronate (RIS-e-DROE-nate)Brand Name: ActonelRisedronate are used for:Treating and preventing osteoporosis (weak bones) in certain patients. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Risedronate are a bisphosphonate. It works by slowing bone loss.Do NOT use Risedronate if:you are allergic to any ingredient in Risedrona...
  9. Risedronate TabletsRisedronate Tablets
    RisedronateGeneric Name: Risedronate (RIS-e-DROE-nate)Brand Name: ActonelRisedronate are used for:Treating and preventing osteoporosis (weak bones) in certain patients. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Risedronate are a bisphosphonate. It works by slowing bone loss.Do NOT use Risedronate if:you are allergic to any ingredient in Risedrona...
  10. Risedronate SodiumRisedronate Sodium
    Risedronate SodiumPronunciation: (RIS-e-DROE-nate SOE-dee-um)Class: BisphosphonateTrade Names:Actonel- Tablets 5 mg- Tablets 30 mg- Tablets 35 mg- Tablets 150 mgPharmacologyInhibits normal and abnormal bone resorption.PharmacokineticsAbsorptionRelatively rapid and occurs in upper GI tract (oral). T max is about 1 h. Steady state is about 57 days. Bioavailability is 0....
  11. Risedronate Tablets with CalciumRisedronate Tablets with Calcium
    Risedronate Tablets with Calcium Generic Name: Risedronate Tablets with Calcium (RIS-e-DROE-nate/KAL-see-um)Brand Name: Actonel with CalciumRisedronate Tablets with Calcium is used for:Treating and preventing osteoporosis in women who are past menopause. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Risedronate Tablets with Calcium is a bisphosphonate an...
  12. RisperdalRisperdal
    RisperdalGeneric name: RisperidoneBrand names: Risperdal M-Tab, RisperdalWhy is Risperdal prescribed?Risperdal is prescribed for the treatment of schizophrenia, a severe mental disorder that can cause delusions (false beliefs) and hallucinations. It is also used for the short-term treatment of mania associated with bipolar disorder. Risperdal is thought to work by muting the ...
  13. RisperdalRisperdal
    RisperdalGeneric Name: risperidone (Oral route)ris-PER-i-doneIntramuscular routePowder for Suspension, Extended ReleaseIncreased Mortality in Elderly Patients with Dementia Related Psychosis: Elderly patients with dementia-related psychosis treated with antipsychotic drugs are at an increased risk of death. Analyses of 17 placebo-controlled trials (modal duration of 10 weeks), largely in...
  14. Risperdal SolutionRisperdal Solution
    Risperdal SolutionGeneric Name: Risperidone (ris-PER-i-done)Brand Name: RisperdalRisperdal Solution is an atypical antipsychotic. It may increase the risk of death when used to treat mental problems caused by dementia in elderly patients. Most of the deaths were linked to heart problems or infection. Risperdal Solution is not approved to treat mental problems caused by dementia.\...
  15. RisperdalRisperdal
    Risperdal Generic Name: Risperidone (ris-PER-i-done)Brand Name: RisperdalRisperdal is an atypical antipsychotic. It may increase the risk of death when used to treat mental problems caused by dementia in elderly patients. Most of the deaths were linked to heart problems or infection. Risperdal is not approved to treat mental problems caused by dementia.Risperdal is used for:...